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Dec 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
're looking to play nice. today, senator harry reid blasted the speaker for refusing to even vote on a democratic plan that would protect 98% of americans. >> everyone knows that if they had brought up the house -- i'm sorry, the senate-passed bill that would give relief to everyone making less than $250,000 a year, it would pass overwhelmingly. it's being operated with a dictatorship of the speaker. >> a dictatorship of the speaker. and here's house speaker boehner office responded. senator reid should talk less and legislate more. legislate more? what legislation has speaker boehner been working on while on vacation? while we're about to go over the cliff, the gop has been pointing fingers at the president. one gop aide says talks have failed because "the president made a strategic miscalculation and overreached. he picked a fight." picked a fight? sorry, that's not going to fly. the president has come to the table with numerous proposals. he isn't picking a fight. he's fighting for the american people. we all want a deal. but we will not give up our core principles. the preside
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
to him. political reports that on friday, he walked up to senator harry reid, just steps away from the oval office and unleashed an obscenity. reid asked him what it was all about and boehner said it again. the gop is falling apart. but we can't let that crack up hurt the country. joining me now is congress won january shakowski and mi mia malikah henderson. happy new year to both of you. >> congresswoman, how can democrats deal with the republican party that's in such disarray? >> well, i actually liked what happened last night. that is john boehner said he didn't need to follow the rule of having the majority of the majority party. but, actually, did let the house work its will. and a majority of democrats, all but 16, and 8 a rep5 republican able to move the country forward. i'm hoping that that will be a pattern and, actually, that will remain. now, whether or not the leadership is going to be able to stay as it is or there's going to be this internal battling. but, honestly, what we have among so many of the republicans and in the house of representatives and now, even pat thu
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
? >> that's the real question right now. right now, the focus is on the senate. what does harry reid do? does he blink obama's plan to the floor or try to work with mcconnell in this 11th hour. you will have a tough vote for many house republicans. if that level is at 250 and it includes unemployment, make it so republicans may not. >> joy, do you think we have a deal? >> you know, ill'm still very dubious. but if there is a deal, it will be with a majority of democrats in the house and there's a political risk for boehner in that. >> thank you. you've been watching "hardball." we'll be back in one hour with an all-new live edition. until then, "politics nation" starts rite now. >> thanks, richard. thanks to you for tuning in. breaking news, president obama urges congress to make a deal to overt the fiscal cliff. he announces no deal, but progress may be in sight. >> and that would be the wrong thing to do for our e con mu. it would be bad for middle class families and bad for businesses that depend on family spending. fortunately, congress can prevent it from happening if they act righ
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